201 KAR 12:140. School equipment.


      RELATES TO: KRS 317A.050(7)(a), 317A.060(1)(b), 317B.020(3)(e), 317B.025(6),

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 317A.060, 317A.090, 317B.020(3)(e)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 317A.050(7)(a) and 317B.025(6) require cosmetology and esthetics schools to meet the requirements established in administrative regulations relating to equipment, supplies, and facilities. This administrative regulation establishes the requirements for equipment, supplies, and space for instruction that are necessary for cosmetology and esthetics schools.


      Section 1. (1) A licensed school of cosmetology shall have the following equipment:

      (a) Shampoo bowls;

      (b) Facial chairs;

      (c) Dryers;

      (d) Manicure tables;

      (e) Styling chairs;

      (f) Curling irons;

      (g) Facial supplies;

      (h) Covered containers for:

      1. Hairpins;

      2. Clips; and

      3. Rollers;

      (i) Mannequins for use in practicing:

      1. Iron curling;

      2. Finger waving; and

      3. Other related subjects; and

      (j) Necessary supplies including:

      1. Shampoos;

      2. Color preparations;

      3. Permanent waves;

      4. Cosmetics; and

      5. Manicuring equipment.

      (2) All equipment and supplies shall be available for student use and practice.

      (3) A licensed school offering an esthetics course shall meet the requirements of 201 KAR 12:115.


      Section 2. A school shall be located as to be entirely separated and shall not have a connection with any beauty salon or barber shop, or any other place of business.


      Section 3. A school shall not be approved and shall not operate if it:

      (1) Has space of less than thirty-six (36) square feet in the clinical area for each student involved on the floor of the clinical area at any one (1) time;

      (2) Has a space less than eighteen (18) square feet in the mannequin area for each student involved on the floor of the mannequin area at any one (1) time; and

      (3) Does not have a reasonable amount of area allotted for training of students in all areas other than those previously mentioned.


      Section 4. All schools licensed by this board shall have a separate room to be used for demonstration and study. This room shall have necessary charts and equipment to carry out the curriculum. This room shall also contain a blackboard, charts relating to the curriculum, classroom chairs with armrests, or desks for students' use.


      Section 5. Every school shall maintain a separate lavatory and toilet for male and female students.


      Section 6. Lockers shall be provided by the schools for student use.


      Section 7. Booths or partitions in the work department shall be sufficiently low to permit observation of students while they are working.


      Section 8. Every school shall have a reference library composed of the books recommended and set forth in the administrative regulations as well as any other literature and materials pertinent to the teaching and study of cosmetology, including the informational copy of the Kentucky State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists statutes and administrative regulations.


      Section 9. (1) Each school of cosmetology shall furnish a supply or dispensing room in which each student shall obtain actual experience for a period of time as indicated by the course of instruction.

      (2) The supply room shall contain the following:

      (a) A supply of clean towels or linens;

      (b) A lavatory, or sink;

      (c) Bottles and containers distinctly and correctly labeled;

      (d) A large wet sterilizer;

      (e) A large dry sterilizer;

      (f) Soap;

      (g) Covered waste containers;

      (h) Closed storage space for supply of clean towels or linens;

      (i) Covered containers for used towels or linens;

      (j) A stove;

      (k) Pressing combs;

      (l) Irons; and

      (m) All other solutions, and preparations used. (KBHC:Sch. Equip. 1-1; 2 Ky.R. 75; eff. 9-10-1975; Am. 16 Ky.R. 1958; eff. 5-13-90; 30 Ky.R. 971; 1921; eff. 2-16-2004.)